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EPSRC Support by Research Areas in Theme (Digital Economy)

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio in question is currently constituted.

Please note: this is a dynamic database reflecting the current grants portfolio by Research Area within a Theme. Therefore, the number and value of grants within a Research Area will not match exactly the thematic Research Area distributions given at EPSRC's portfolio.

Research AreaNumber of GrantsProportional Value (£)
Architecture and Operating Systems3 1,762,219
Artificial Intelligence Technologies26 9,398,636
Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics4 2,525,397
Biological Informatics1 611,093
Clinical Technologies (excluding imaging)2 710,797
Coastal and Waterway Engineering1 625,866
Complexity Science1 403,817
Databases4 1,961,238
Digital Signal Processing6 4,367,878
Displays1 190,616
Engineering Design5 2,021,706
Graphics and Visualisation11 4,574,215
Human Communication in ICT7 2,038,075
Human-Computer Interaction83 31,551,314
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems20 6,095,858
Image and Vision Computing8 13,229,684
Information Systems81 30,765,302
Infrastructure and urban systems3 1,679,257
Manufacturing Technologies2 1,762,533
Medical Imaging (inc medical image and vision computing)1 1,339,855
Music and Acoustic Technology2 3,704,539
Natural Language Processing5 383,307
Numerical Analysis1 889,220
Operational research6 1,182,278
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing37 10,897,469
Sensors and Instrumentation1 476,095
Software Engineering8 3,362,728
Statistics and Applied Probability6 4,714,916
Theoretical Computer Science2 522,582
Verification and Correctness2 166,150
Vision, Hearing and Other Senses2 1,482,534